Visit to Formation Houses in the Custody of The Holy Land
The Secretary General for Formation and Studies, Br. Vidal Rodríguez López, ofm, and his General Assistant, Br. Sergiusz Baldyga, visited some Formation Houses of the Order in the Custody of the Holy Land (i.e., Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Ain Karem) from June 18-24, 2011. They met with the postulants and students, the Director of Ongoing Formation and his team as well as the Formators of both Post-Novitiate and Postulancy.
They had a very special meeting with professors and students at the Franciscan Biblical Institute. The Secretaries participated in celebrations with the brothers at the Holy Sepulchre (Feast of Corpus Domini), St. John in the Desert and at the Shrine of Ain Karen. Lastly, they met up with Secretary of the Custody of the Holy Land in order to organize the International Formation Council for Formation and Studies in October.